4/8/21 - WCSG 'Travelin Together' - Kalamazoo AirZoo offers family friendly activities

Posted by: Becky Carlson | Thursday, April 8th, 2021 ( 6:00am)

The Air Zoo, founded as the Kalamazoo Aviation History Museum, is an aviation museum and indoor amusement park next to the Kalamazoo-Battle Creek International Airport in Portage, Michigan, 6151 Portage Rd., Portage, Michigan.
 The Air Zoo holds many historical and rare aircraft, including the world's fastest air-breathing aircraft, the SR-71B Blackbird.

The Air Zoo is a highly charged, multi-sensory atmosphere that goes beyond anything you've ever seen. It's like no place else on Earth!

Voted the "Best Place to Take Out-of-Towners" and "Best Place to Spend a Day with Your Family" three years in a row, the Kalamazoo Air Zoo features more than 100 rare and historic air and space artifacts, amusement park-style ridesFull-Motion Flight Simulators, newly renovated Quonset hut-style Missions Theater, as well as historical exhibits and educational activities. Come imagine, explore and discover with us!

Our Mission is to preserve the legacy of flight for present and future generations.

Our Vision is to be the number one aviation museum in the world.

Our Pledge is to provide the best experience possible to everyone, every time.

The Air Zoo proudly offers a collection of family-friendly activities easily accessible in Southwest Michigan, including hands-on learning exhibits like our FLEXHIBITS, KEVA Creation Stations, and Imagination Playground.* Ready to fly? Our flight simulators* allow visitors to step right into the cockpit.

Ready to learn? The Air Zoo boasts dozens of historical exhibits, too. Discover more about the history of Guadalcanal, space exploration in our Dare to Dream exhibit, explore the heroes of Michigan aviation, and more.

Check out some of the exciting things your Air Zoo has to offer below - and plan your next family day in Kalamazoo!
*Rides, simulators, theater and the Imagination Playground are currently inaccessible for your safety, and per state mandate.

More information is available at:  airzoo.org.



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